Tag Archives: Nature News

Nature News #29

Bird News Researchers who have tagged Canadian gannets say up to a third of the population is threatened by the BP oil spill. An ATV rider in New Brunswick has been fined $500 for disturbing endangered piping plovers’ nesting grounds. … Continue reading

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Nature News #24

Bird News Sea bird experts from around the world are meeting in Victoria, BC next week for the first World Sea Bird Conference, focusing on science, conservation and information sharing. The first-ever active sandhill crane nest discovered in New Brunswick … Continue reading

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Nature News #16

Bird News Nova Scotia will start its cull of Canada geese early this year because populations have grown  rapidly since the birds were introduced from Ontario. St. Lawrence Islands National park has three active bald eagle nests that have produced … Continue reading

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Nature News #15

Bird News A Bristle-thighed Curlew spotted in on Vancouver Island at Tofino, BC this week is only the second sighting of the bird in Canada. Rare visitors from Alaska – Aleutian Geese – were seen at Campell River, BC on … Continue reading

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Nature News #11

Bird News A report on the wind farm of Wolfe Island, Ont., has found that 602 birds and 1,270 bats were killed by the turbines between July and December of 2009. Birds are struggling in backcountry lakes in Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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Nature News #10

Bird News A record  number of raptors – more than 11,000 of 15 different species –  were recorded migrating through Manitoba this spring. Waterfowl hunting will close for one month in The Yukon, to allow for breeding and nesting season. … Continue reading

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Nature News #9

Bird News A hotel in Richmond, BC is under investigation by Environment Canada for removing a Canada Goose nest, which is illegal under The Migratory Birds Convention Act. Researchers from Queen’s University have found that potent metals ingested by Arctic … Continue reading

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Nature News #2

Bird News The director of the Canadian Raptor Conservancy is asking people to vote for a national bird for Canada. They are collecting 200,000 signatures, and the petition will be presented to the House of Commons. A conservation group in … Continue reading

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Nature News #1

Bird news Warmer, wetter weather in Canada’s North could have a devastating impact on nesting seabirds, says a biologist with the Canadian Wildlife Service in Iqaluit. The northern spotted owl population in British Columbia is down to six birds. The … Continue reading

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